+++ The Canadian brand Tentree has hired former BackCountry executive, Diana Seung, who, most recently, worked as GM of North America for Jack Wolfskin

+++ Following the exit of CEO Marcus Diekmann at the beginning of the year, retail boss and co-partner since 2019 Tim Böker is now leaving Rose Bikes, where he was responsible for sales area expansion, on May 31

+++ U.S. specialty case maker Pelican Products Inc. has announced Jennifer Keefe as chief legal officer, responsible for leading corporate strategic and tactical legal initiatives primarily pertaining to corporate governance, complex business transactions, intellectual property, litigation case management, and regulatory compliance +++



+++ Sorel Footwear and prAna, both owned by Columbia Sportswear Co., have teamed up to launch a footwear and activewear collection that is “inspired by the movement” and uses conscious craftsmanship (including vegan leather alternatives, algae, recycled materials, Tencel Modal, etc.) in products like the Wandering Soul Anorak and the Roaming Strap Slide, amongst others

+++ With the Sleepwell liners, Exped is introducing a new product category (cabin and travel sleeping bags) that has been designed with sustainability in mind, using Fairtrade-certified cotton and recycled materials

+++ Mammut has entered into an official safety partnership with U.S. sports media brand Teton Gravity Research (TGR), equipping TGR’s production team with safety gear

+++ British tackle retailer Fishing Republic has hired David Seaman, the English goalkeeper who played for Arsenal and England, as its new ambassador +++



+++ VF Corp. was recognized by 3BL Media in its “100 Best Corporate Citizens” ranking for the company’s work in the areas of people and environment, including employees, climate change, environment and human rights, as well as other categories

+++ The Swedish Dometic group has completed the transition of all its European production facilities to 100 percent renewable electricity supply, resulting in a reduction of emissions that corresponds to those of roughly 1,000 passenger cars for one year +++



+++ On May 21 and 22, 2022, 80 exhibitors will present over 150 brands at VELOHamburg in the large open-air exhibition on the Heiligengeistfeld +++


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